Sunday 25th April 2021


A very warm welcome to all who worship here today. Please stay for a cuppa and conversation after the service.

FIRESIDE: Ours is a fairly informal group of women from our congregation and their friends and we welcome other women to join us for any of our meetings. On Wednesday 28th April we plan to meet in the church lounge at 1.30pm and have invited Judy Livingstone to speak about her photography journey. Enquiries: Margaret 366 8936.

Wednesday Walkers 28th April:  Meet 9.30am in the Botanic Gardens Carpark – Armagh Street entrance for a walk around the area to view the Autumn leaves. Coffee will be in the Christchurch Library/Turanga Café. Benjamin 332 7700.

Volunteers to clean the church are urgently required …please sign the orange list on the noticeboard in the foyer if you can help anytime from now through to July.

Pastoral Team meeting Monday 3rd May 9.30am starting with a cuppa in the foyer. Lyndsey.

Pastoral Care Visiting course – this is a three week course beginning on Monday 10th May 9.30am-12noon. Please contact Lyndsey if you’re interested in coming along.

Court Theatre trip Thursday 1 July 6.30pm to see a musical “Once” – based on a movie set in Dublin. Price $62/$38 with CSC. Please sign the list in the foyer by the end of May if you would like to come. Sue 960 7657.

South Brighton Voices, together with New Brighton Silver Band present  “Bright ‘n Brassy” on Sunday 16th May at 2pm in the Roy Stokes Hall, New Brighton. Tickets $20 adults, available from Lyndsey McKay.

What’s on This Week:

Monday 9.30am-12noon NO St Mark’s Elder Care. Therese 337 1225.

Tuesday 10am – 2pm South Elder Care. Jeannette 332 9869.

Tuesday 7.15pm Christian Meditation Group. Contact Dugald 380 5024.

Wednesday 9.30am Walking Group:

Wednesday 1.30pm Fireside Women’s Group. Margaret 366 8936.

Wednesday 7.30pm Global Voices choir. Nick 027 2255142.

Thursday 10am – 12 noon Crafty Crafters. Bring along your own craft items or learn a new skill. $3 per session. Jeannette 332 9869.

Thursday 1.30pm Sit & Be Fit. Anneke 328 7459.


Saturday 8th May 2021

8.30am – 12 noon here.

‘If you enjoy hunting – Saturday 8th May 2021 at 43 St Martins Road – a very special ‘Trash and Treasure’ morning.

8.30am through until 12noon. Wet or Fine. Cash only.

Books, Cakes stall, Preserves, plants, White elephant stall, Clothing – something for everyone.

The newly opened Menzshed will also have a stall and you’ll also have chance to look through their new complex.

Supporting both St Martins Presbyterian and St Marks Anglican Churches.

Mark it on the calendar or in your diary – Saturday 8th May.

We look forward to seeing you.’

**Items can be dropped off from 1-4pm on Friday 7th. If you need assistance to get items to the church, please contact the Office 332 6192.

MISSING: If anyone knows the whereabouts of the grocery baskets, please contact Irene.